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Antonyms for makeshift
ˈmeɪkˌʃɪftmakeshift

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. makeshift, stopgap, make-doadjective

    something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency

    Antonyms:
    lasting, permanent

    Synonyms:
    make-do, stopgap

  2. improvised, jury-rigged, makeshiftadjective

    done or made using whatever is available

    "crossed the river on improvised bridges"; "the survivors used jury-rigged fishing gear"; "the rock served as a makeshift hammer"

    Antonyms:
    permanent, lasting

    Synonyms:
    improvised, jury-rigged

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. makeshiftnoun

    Synonyms:
    expedient, substitute

Editors Contribution

  1. bespeak/bespoke

    to order or reserve (something) in advance. to order for a particular customer or application. the process is totally opposite of makeshift. bespoke is totally thought out and prepared process. makeshift is last minute unprepared and of poor design and construction.

    rolls royce offers full customisation of their vehicles to the liking of their clientele. bespoke vehicles such as this can stay in families for generations.

    Submitted by dshetayh on July 1, 2020  

How to use makeshift in a sentence?

  1. Gulfport Police Department -RRB- Woodman:

    Inside the mini-bus, officers found a bin of mostly perishable food that had been left unrefrigerated. There was a five-gallon bucket near the front door that was designated as a makeshift toilet and a propane tank inside the passenger area. The children had no clothing other than what they were wearing.

  2. Los Angeles:

    I was surprised to see how much it affected me as soon as I got here and saw these makeshift memorials, my kids grew up with Kobe Bryant and Kobe Bryant meant so much to all three of my children. So I sort of experienced all that along with my kids.

  3. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    We've got to break the business model of the criminal smugglers and stop the desperate flow of people crammed into makeshift vessels from embarking on a fruitless and perilous journey.

  4. Irwin Redlener:

    It's an extremely makeshift, temporary answer to a very complex problem, it doesn't work for long, living in a motel, especially a crowded motel. It is a terrible situation for a young child.

  5. Frances Perkins and her colleagues:

    The process of recovery is not a simple one, we can not be satisfied merely with makeshift arrangements which will tide us over the present emergencies. We must devise plans that will not merely alleviate the ills of today, but will prevent, as far as it is humanly possible to do so, their recurrence in the future.

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